National Coffee Day is Thursday, September 29 and coffee chains around DC are commemorating the occasion with java deals and specials.
Italian cafe Puro Gusto (1345 F St., NW) is serving $1 lattes, frappes, and coffee beverages all day long, limited to one discounted drink per customer. Dunkin’ Donuts Perks Members can stop by Dunkin’ locations across the city for a free medium hot or iced coffee. Donut purveyor Krispy Kreme (1350 Connecticut Ave., NW; 3100 14th St., NW) is offering free hot or iced coffee on Thursday, or get a free drip coffee with any purchase from Peet’s Coffee locations around DC. And if you’re looking to make a cup yourself, roaster La Colombe is offering a buy one, get one half off deal on beans.
The caffeinated holiday is also a great excuse to support local coffee shops with a full-price cup of joe. The Wydown (1924 14th St., NW; 600B H St., NE) is getting into the fall spirit, pouring a pumpkin spice latte with syrup made in-house. For coffee drinks with unexpected ingredients, Mt. Pleasant’s Elle (3221 Mt Pleasant St., NW) serves a fizzy tamarind espresso and a miso caramel latte. Peregine Espresso (660 Pennsylvania Ave., SE; 1309 5th St., NE) turns beans from local roaster Small Planes Coffee into lattes, mochas, and macchiatos.